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  • Expression and Literatureby Songiso Mvalo

    Mzuni Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    Tumbuka is the dominant language in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is, however, also spoken in large pockets of Kasungu District in the Central Region and also in the Eastern Province of Zambia, and in Lundazi District in particular. Tonga, spoken in Nkhatabay and Nkhotakota, is like a cousin to Tumbuka with a close resemblance in their phonetics.... more...

  • The Syllable and Stressby Rafael A. Núñez-Cedeño

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 114.99

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized Worldby Andrew Sewell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do these models consist of, and why? The focus on pronunciation... more...

  • Approaches to Metaphony in the Languages of Italyby Francesc Torres-Tamarit; Kathrin Linke; Marc van Oostendorp

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents current work on a topic in Romance linguistics that still informs linguistic theory to this day: metaphony in the languages of Italy. Papers discuss fundamental research topics such as phonological opacity in the light of chain shifts, post-tonic harmony and consonant transparency, the role of morphosyntax in the typology... more...

  • Varieties of Spoken Frenchby Sylvain Detey; Jacques Durand; Bernard Laks; Chantal Lyche

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 119.99

    This book examines the variation found in modern spoken French, based on the research programme 'Phonology of Contemporary French' (Phonologie du Français Contemporain, PFC). Extensive data are drawn from all over the French-speaking world, including Algeria, Canada, Louisiana, Mauritius, and Switzerland. more...

  • Sounds Fascinatingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Is that really how people say that? What a fascinating sound! more...

  • Einführung in die Phonologie und Graphematikby Nanna Fuhrhop; Jörg Peters

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 15.41

    Warum wir nicht schreiben, wie wir sprechen. Die Einführung informiert grundlegend über alle wesentlichen Themen der Phonologie und von Schriftsystemen (Graphematik): von den Lauten und Buchstaben über Sprech- und Schreibsilben bis zu phonologischen und graphematischen Wörtern, phonologischen Äußerungen und graphematischen Sätzen. BA-Studierende arbeiten... more...

  • Les musiques du français parléby Albert Di Cristo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    La collection Études de linguistique française (ELF), publiée avec l’appui scientifique de l’Institut de Linguistique Française (ILF), est ouverte aux monographies scientifiques qui se donnent comme objet de recherche principal la langue française, laquelle est entendue dans toute sa diversité historique et variationnelle. Dans cette perspective,... more...

  • The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connectionby Vera Gribanova; Stephanie S. Shih

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99

    The essays in this volume address a core question regarding the structure of linguistic systems: how much access do the grammatical components - syntax, morphology and phonology - have to each other? more...

  • Phonologyby Robert Kennedy

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00

    This thoughtfully ordered introduction to a wide range of phonological phenomena is accessibly written to assist student understanding. more...